Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur options are likely to be the first port of call for the captaincy in Gameweek 17.
Both sides have favourable home fixtures to look forward to, with the defending champions hosting an Everton side with just one clean sheet on the road this season.
Predicting the Pep Guardiola roulette will as ever complicate matters with Raheem Sterling (£11.5m) and Leroy Sané (£9.5m) perhaps the most likely to start.
Riyad Mahrez (£8.5m), who has three goals and two assists in his last five starts, stands an outside chance of inclusion, while a return to full fitness of Sergio Aguero (£11.2m) would make him a strong candidate too.
No player has had more shots in the box in home matches this season than the Argentinian striker.
Spurs options are sure to be considered this week as they host a Burnley side that has been defensively troubled this season.
The Clarets remain bottom of the league for goal attempts and shots in the box allowed meaning that Harry Kane (£12.5m) will have plenty of opportunities to score at Wembley.
With his Gameweek 16 rest out of the way, the talismanic striker should be in line to start against Burnley, although Fantasy managers were fairly assured he would feature from the beginning at Leicester.
In his place at the King Power Stadium was Son Heung-min (£8.5m), whose 14-point haul took his average since Gameweek 13 to 8.75 points per game.
Christian Eriksen (£9.3m) may also get a look in if he looks as if he will return to the starting line-up. The injury problems for Kieran Trippier continue to play into the Danish international’s hands as he looks to have reclaimed set-piece responsibilities.
It will be interesting to see if Mohamed Salah‘s (£13.0m) hat-trick against Bournemouth will influence his backing this week. Liverpool host Manchester United, who typically try a defensive style of play when they visit Anfield with Jose Mourinho in charge, but the Red Devils have just two clean sheets this season.
That defensive vulnerability could lead to owners of Sadio Mané (£9.7m), Xherdan Shaqiri (£7.1m) or Roberto Firmino (£9.2m) considering them for the captaincy too.
Those who have still held onto Eden Hazard (£10.9m) may also be looking at him for Chelsea’s trip to Brighton. The Belgian has consistently returned points in the last three Gameweeks, a total of 20 in his last three matches from four assists.
Arsenal’s trip to Southampton could also yield some options with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.5m) and Alexandre Lacazette (£9.6m) the most likely to take advantage of the Saints.
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